Best Actor nominee Paul Mescal ate same meal ‘50 days in a row’ during theatre run out of ‘superstition’

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Paul Mescal ate the same meal “50 days in a row” during his theatre stint in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. The 27-year-old ‘Normal People’ actor – nominated for Best Actor at this year’s Oscars for playing a stressed dad in ‘Aftersun’ – is said to have stuck to the same dinner when playing Stanley Kowalski in the revival of Tennessee Williams’ 1947 play at the Almeida Theatre out of “superstition”. Restaurateur Thomasina Miers told the Mail on Sunday about him coming to one of the London branches of her Mexican restaurant chain every night while playing the role: “He’s got that superstitious thi…

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